Heroic boy, 9, who saved family from fire given firefighter's funeral

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Warms and breaks your heart simultaneously, to ponder the sheer bravery of such a young lad.

Tyler Doohan, who died while trying to rescue his grandfather from a fire that broke out in a mobile home, was made an honorary firefighter during his emotional funeral, which featured a remembrance from his mother and his fourth-grade teacher.


Penfield Fire Chief Chris Ebmeyer presented a helmet with Tyler Doohan’s names inscribed, to ‘symbolize that Tyler is indeed a part of the brotherhood of firefighters, as an honorary firefighter in Penfield.’​
Read more: Heroic boy, 9, who saved family from fire given firefighter's funeral* - NY Daily News
 

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He did more good in his short life than many ever accomplish.

R.I.P. :(
 

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May the Lord be with the rest of his family!

God bless you and them always!!!

Holly

P.S. And may the boy be with the Lord now.
 

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Have an uncle who was a volunteer firefighter in East Rochester and a cousin whose a professional firefighter in Rochester....we've had our share of tragedies there lately...remember the firefighters shot in Webster last year.
 

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